Northwest Arena Announces Biggest Grapes & Hops Festival Yet


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The 4th Annual Spring Grapes & Hops Festival presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena is returning to the Northwest Arena on Saturday, May 12 from 3-7pm. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well as business vendors from around the area.

This year’s festival will be the biggest yet, and will feature local wineries and over thirty breweries on two rinks. Announced beverage vendors include: Southern Tier Brewing Company, Four Mile Brewing, Big Ditch Brewing Company, Merritt Winery, Victorianbourg Wine Estate, MackJac Hard Cider, Ellicottville Brewing Company, Noble Winery, New Belgium Brewing, Courtyard Winery, and Burch Farms Country Market & Winery. Attendees can also expect a wide variety of local vendors, food, yard pong, cornhole, and karaoke with DJ Felony.

More breweries, wineries, and vendors are signing up every day! For a complete up-to-date list please visit or follow the Northwest Arena on Facebook.

Only 1,000 tickets available. Tickets are $25 presale, $35 the day of, and $10 for designated drivers with each participant getting a commemorative Jamestown Grapes & Hops Festival drinking glass with logo. Visit, call 716.484.2624, or stop by the Northwest Arena’s Landmark Chevrolet Box Office to reserve your tickets today.

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